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Criminal division and SDNY deputies to speak at GIR Live New York

Criminal division and SDNY deputies to speak at GIR Live New York

September 05, 2018, GIR

Matthew Miner, a senior official at Main Justice's criminal division, and Robert Khuzami, the second-in-command at the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, are slated to speak at GIR Live in New York on 27 September.

SFO breaks document review record on active investigation

SFO breaks document review record on active investigation

September 05, 2018, GIR

The UK Serious Fraud Office is examining 65 million documents in one investigation, more than twice the amount it has ever reviewed for a single probe.

SFO case controller: Current state of UK corporate criminal liability “affront to justice”

SFO case controller: Current state of UK corporate criminal liability “affront to justice”

September 04, 2018, GIR

SFO officials and Corruption Watch UK’s policy director made an impassioned plea for the UK government to change the law to make it easier for prosecutors to hold companies accountable for economic wrongdoing, arguing that the current system disadvantages small companies.

NCA official reveals arrest of top UK-based banker

NCA official reveals arrest of top UK-based banker

September 03, 2018, GIR

The deputy director of the NCA has said that the agency arrested the head of the London unit of an unnamed foreign bank on suspicion of bribery following a seven-month investigation.

Osofsky: “I’ll be a different kind of director”

Osofsky: “I’ll be a different kind of director”

September 03, 2018, GIR

In her first public speech, the SFO’s new director said that she will use her experience as a US federal prosecutor in Chicago to help the agency work more collaboratively with the private sector and other law enforcement authorities.

GIR Live London: Question Time

GIR Live London: Question Time

August 21, 2018, GIR

A transcript of GIR Live London Question Time in April featuring discussions about the Criminal Finances Act, legal privilege, and the future of the SFO.

GIR Live: How to keep the cost of monitorships down

GIR Live: How to keep the cost of monitorships down

July 05, 2018, GIR

Lawyers with monitorship experience shared their thoughts on how companies can avoid “obscene expensing” during monitorships at GIR’s first-ever Women in Investigations conference.

GIR Live: why investigators need to prepare for artificial intelligence

GIR Live: why investigators need to prepare for artificial intelligence

July 02, 2018, GIR

Using artificial intelligence and predictive coding will make investigations faster and cheaper, and can help avoid disclosure failures, white-collar practitioners said at GIR’s Women in Investigations conference.

Women in Investigations conference - in pictures

Women in Investigations conference - in pictures

June 29, 2018, GIR

Pictures from GIR’s inaugural Women in Investigations conference held on 28 June in London. Chaired by Lucinda Low of Steptoe and Martina de Lind van Wijngaarden of Freshfields, the conference featured former DOJ criminal division chief Leslie Caldwell, Karen Popp of Sidley Austin, and many more.

The Justice Department demands firms “get creative” to obtain overseas data

The Justice Department demands firms “get creative” to obtain overseas data

June 28, 2018, GIR

Lawyers report that the US Justice Department won’t fully credit a company for cooperating with an investigation unless its lawyers exhaust all possible workarounds to obtain information held outside the US.